The Via Francigena is an ancient pilgrimage route that stretches approximately 1,800 kilometers across Europe. This route follows the route taken by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Sigeric, in the 10th century when he traveled to Rome to meet the Pope. Over the centuries, there have been many stages added to the original route, creating a network of paths through fascinating countryside, mountains and cities.
In Italy, the Via Francigena passes through regions such as Tuscany, Lazio and Piedmont, offering enchanting views, art and culture of the highest order. Here, in Tuscany, one can admire the treasures of cities such as Siena, Piacenza, Lucca and other medieval villages surrounded by nature.
The Via Francigena represents a unique experience for those who choose to walk it, because it is a way to challenge themselves and find themselves spiritually, but also to share emotions and encounters with people from all over the world.
Pilgrims who walk the Via Francigena often follow a slow pace, which allow them to fully savor the experience and deepen their knowledge of the places they pass through. The route can be done on foot, by bicycle or on horseback.
The millennial history of the Via Francigena, the beauty of the landscapes and the cultural richness that characterizes it, make this route an unforgettable experience, within the reach of all those who love walking and discovering new places.